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MRG Foundation is excited to announce an opening for a Capacity Building Director! We’re looking for an enthusiastic and highly skilled trainer, facilitator, and project manager to join our grants team and lead our new Capacity Building Initiative.

About the Position

Our ideal candidate is excited about working closely with grassroots social justice groups and leaders, foundations, and consultants to build the capacity and power of Oregon’s social justice movement.

The Capacity Building Director (CBD) will launch, direct, and evaluate MRG’s new Capacity Building Initiative. This four-year program will focus on building the organizational, financial, and fundraising capacity of 10 grassroots, social change groups through a combination of multi-year grants, peer learning opportunities, trainings, and technical assistance. The majority of these groups will be based in communities of color, low-income, and rural communities. The CBD will have overarching responsibility for all phases of the initiative.

This is a four year position based in Portland, OR. Full-time (average of 35 hours per week), exempt/salaried. Requires some evening and weekend work and travel in Oregon. Reports to the Deputy Director.

Salary and Benefits

$45,000 – $55,000 per year, depending on experience. Average 35 hour work week. Excellent medical and dental coverage. Generous vacation, holidays, and sick leave.

How to Apply

You can find qualifications, application instructions, and a full job announcement here. Learn more about MRG’s Capacity Building Initiative here. For best consideration, submit your materials by 9:00 a.m. on March 23rd, 2015. Questions about the position or application process? Contact Anita Rodgers at 503-289-1517 or anita@mrgfoundation.org.

People of color, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply. If you need any accommodations to participate in the application process please let us know.

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